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Get The Victorian Townhouse Look

Townhouses in America have been around for over one hundred years, even before cars. They are usually taller as opposed to wider, and have more than one floor. They tend to have large living spaces with high ceilings. Many have quarters for servants. Because they don't have a large footprint, they provide an ideal balance of functionality (near transit ...

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A Carved Jewel of an Apartment in Vienna

The apartment’s highlights include the lavish mahogany-paneled dining room, which is identical to a study at a royal hunting lodge. By MEG LUKENS NOONAN February 4, 2016 VIENNA — On a quiet side street in Vienna’s sixth district, a 19th-century house, partially covered in ivy, holds a remarkable secret: rare, museum-quality interiors created by one of the city’s most esteemed historicist master ...

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Reading Neruda's Seashells

“Pablo Neruda collecting seashells in Varadero, Cuba.” Photo: Mario Carreño, 1942. For someone who could not swim, Pablo Neruda sure loved the sea. The anchors, boats and fish statues dotting the yard outside his Isla Negra home-turned-museum made that obvious to me even before I reached the front door. The interior decoration, however, took the obsession up a notch: ...

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Lodge restoration costs grow to $11.61 million as auditors called in

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife, Lucy, at The Lodge. Photo: Andrew Meares The cost of renovations at the prime minister's official Canberra residence has increased to $11.61 million, growing by $2 million in two weeks.  Amid reports Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched audits of the project, the Department of Finance said professional fees, architect fees and departmental staff costs brought the total cost as of January ...

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FEATURE: The Creative Conundrum

Can artists going against the Western grain make it in Jackson Hole? JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In 2014, art collector Matt Swanson commissioned Jason Borbay to create a Jackson-inspired canvas. To capture the energy, he insisted that Borbay experience Jackson Hole firsthand, so Borbay made a trip to Teton Village. Over a two-day period, he went snowmobiling, hiking, visited the ...

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ITR-4S: Does your tiny biz parasite all right boxes?

There has been a steady growth in the number of income-tax returns (ITR) filed each year. Roughly 3.42 crore ITR forms reached the tax department last financial year, 2014-15. The count this fiscal till January 31 has already reached 3.27 crore and there are six more months till the July 31 deadline.While there has been a rise in the ...

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Farhan Akhtar Gets His Bachelor Pad Ready!

The Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna Bhabhani spilt post 16 years of their marriage was definitely saddening news. And as it’s said ‘Life goes on,’ Farhan and Adhuna are digging the advice and taking the separation in their stride. It looks like their splitsville has not bogged down the ex-couple, and both Farhan-Adhuna have certainly moved on We recently saw Adhuna at ...

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Daily Reads: Why Diverse TV Means Better TV, The Grace of Keanu Reeves, and More

Thu Feb 11 12:28:38 EST 2016Plus: Why it's okay to still make movies about white people, and how they shot "Grease: Live." 00000152-cf52-db9a-a77a-ff76923f0000 Criticwire's Daily Reads brings today's essential news stories and critical pieces to you.1. Why "Diverse TV" Means Better TV. In the past year or so, the public at large has been made more aware of Hollywood's ...

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